Javier Zamora’s trip to DC.

Javier Zamora is one of our growers from the Watsonville/Salinas area.  Javier is the owner of JSM Organics and they provide locally grown organic produce, fruits, and flowers.  They welcome the public to visit their farms and learn more about organic farming and their operation.  To learn more about JSM Organics you can visit their website at www.jsmorganicfarms.com. Javier serves … Read More

Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Crisps

Ingredients Cinnamon Crisps 10 flour tortillas (10″) Cooking spray ⅓ cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon Fruit Salsa 2 granny smith apples 1 lemon 1 cup finely diced melon (your favorite variety) or kiwi 1 lb strawberries ½ lb raspberries 4 tablespoons preserves (I used raspberry) Instructions Cinnamon Crisps Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine cinnamon & sugar. Set aside. Working … Read More

More Strawberries

Mel Fernandez again shared with us some awesome photos from another grower down in Oxnard, CA.  Thank you Jeff with Nakamura Farms your plants and berries look amazing!  We love seeing our growers beautiful fields and sharing them with you.

Agriculture in Israel and Jordan Valley

One of our growers recently made a trip to Israel to learn about Agriculture in that part of the world.  Glenn with T&A Farms was kind enough to share with us about his trip and what he  learned while he was over there.  While in Israel, he toured some farms and saw how they grow Cauliflower, Winter Wheat, Onions, Carrots, … Read More

The Fruit is on at Darren’s Berries

Mel Fernandez has been sending me photos of some of the growers down in Southern California & Santa Maria.  Here are some awesome photos of Darren’s Berries Fields in Santa Maria, CA.

The Fruit is on in Oxnard, CA.

The plants are doing great down in Southern California.  Here are a few photos of the Fronteras & Radiance from Surfside Farms down in Oxnard, CA.

Worm Farming @ Lassen Canyon

We here at Lassen Canyon Nursery are always looking for new techniques to grow awesome plants. Our latest experiment is worm farming. Worm farming is an excellent way to recycle shredded paper scraps from the shred bin and the spent coffee grounds after the morning coffee rush. You can also feed the worm food waste instead of throwing it in … Read More

Chumash Farms & their Strawberry Towers

Here are some neat photos from one of our growers down in San Luis Obispo, CA. Chumash Farms sent us these photos of some of our Sweet Ann variety strawberry that they have growing in their towers.  Sweet Ann just so happens to be of of Lassen Canyon Nursery’s own variety.  The towers are a great way to grow strawberries … Read More

2016 Annual Central Coast Strawberry Meeting

On Feb 4th 2016 the University of California Cooperative Extension Santa Cruz held their annual meeting to talk about their latest research on Strawberries.  Mark Bolda has provided the presentations from that meeting.  By visiting the link below you can view his presentations.  There is lots of great information concerning the strawberry industry in California, ranging from new varieties and … Read More

More Adventures of Barclay Poling

Dr. Barclay Poling, although retiring in August of 2013, is passionate about his research on strawberry varieties.  His focus is on micro-climate modifications or low tunnels and how it effects the production of berries.  He recently traveled to Louisiana and checked out the strawberry industry there.  Here is a little blurb he wrote on his findings. https://strawberries.ces.ncsu.edu/2016/02/good-morning-from-louisiana-715-am-2416/ Stay tuned for … Read More